Frederick William Mansel Read

1858–1908 (Age 50)
Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Frederick William Mansel

When Frederick William Mansel Read was born in 1858, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Walter Edwin Read, was 20 and his mother, Louisa Mansel, was 20. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Elizabeth Cole. He lived in Coventry St Michael, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died in 1908, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Frederick William Mansel Read
Elizabeth Cole
Frederick Mansell Read
William Read
Cornelius Mansel Read
Louisa Elizabeth Read
Nelly Read
Herbert Mansell Read
Annie Maud Read
Thomas David Read
Ralph Read

Spouse and Children



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Walter Edwin Read


    Louisa Mansel




+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 22

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 46

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English re(a)d ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from an unattested Old English rīed, rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. 3. habitational name from various places: Read in Lancashire, the name of which is a contracted form of Old English rǣghēafod, from rǣge ‘female roe deer’, ‘she-goat’ + hēafod ‘head(land)’; Rede in Suffolk, so called from Old English hrēod ‘reeds’; or Reed in Hertfordshire, so called from an Old English ryhð ‘brushwood’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Frederick W M Read, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Frederick W M Read, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Fred Wm Read in household of Walter Edwin Read, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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